By turning data into intelligence, GIS gives preparedness professionals the situational awareness they need to respond to an emergency efficiently and effectively. GIS produces intelligent maps that show where an emergency is occurring and predict where it might occur next.
Esri’s ArcGIS COVID-19 templates and dashboards provide actionable insights
Today, various agencies in India involved in COVID-19 response, at national, state and even at district level, have turned to GIS to develop coherent, synergistic response strategies and surveillance measures. In order to assess and combat COVID-19, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) launched a war room under the Esri disaster response program using ArcGIS COVID-19 templates and dashboards. The dashboard gives access to time enabled interactive maps revealing the infection spread, mapping confirmed and active cases, fatalities, and recoveries.